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Re: Debian part of a version number when epoch is bumped




On Thu, 2018-02-08 at 11:50 +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Thu, 08 Feb 2018, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > Is it also the case that today we implicitly require that all
> versions
> > used in a source package name's history are unique even once the
> epochs
> > are stripped off (e.g. a given $upstream-$debianrev must be unique
> and
> > not differ only in the epoch)? If so then should policy say that
> > explicitly and/or should lintian check/warn if it isn't?
> 
> Yes. Please file bugs for this. :)
> 
> Note however that such a lintian check should not consider changelog
> entries indicating another source package name.

Done: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=889991

Thanks,
Ian.